Today (Oct. 7) marks the 40th anniversary of the day Jones first hit the British charts with Whatcha Gonna Do About It, under the name, the Small Faces.
Although Jones has drummed for classic rock groups like The Faces, the Rolling Stones and the Who, hes celebrating his 40th year higher than ever on the charts.
Jones is the leader of the Jones Gang, which is scaling the charts with Angel from its debut CD, Any Day Now.
He says the thrill of having a hit now is the same as back then. As he puts it, I feel like Im seventeen and just starting out.
But while the Jones Gang has Jones name up front, hes quick not to take complete credit for the songs success.
That goes to lead singer Robert Hart, who wrote the tune.
As Jones puts it, He had a bunch of songs in a bag and when he played Angel, I said, Youre not putting that one back in the bag.
The Jones Gang will be touring the U.S. starting in January.
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